Ever wanted to do something on your holidays that didn’t involve just sitting around, doing nothing? Maybe you want to do something interesting or build your portfolio of work? Try volunteering!
The girls at HC USC(AU) have come up with 10 different ways to volunteer while still having fun! The best site to head to is Volunteering Sunshine Coast. Check it out for all sorts of opportunities!
You could help co-ordinate an event, be part of a sausage sizzle team or help fundraise! Try your hand at coordinating events for schools and education facilities, only five hours once a Thursday every month! Click here for details. Wana help fundraise for Guide Dogs Australia? Check it out here!
Be a conservation volunteer in beautiful Maleny, only 20 minutes from uni! Be apart of the monthly beach clean-up with Surfrider Foundation Sunshine Coast or volunteer for World Environment Day in Nambour!
Volunteering projects which in the arts area is always few and far between, however if this is your passion, Volunteering Sunshine Coast has two available. One is a craft/painting assistant – they’re looking for a few! Or try for the General Assistant in Waroona Gardens. Click here for more info.
Be an op-shop coordinator or retail assistant with the Kidney Support Network, Lifeline or the Cancer Help Centre! You could also try Sunshine Coast Community Hospice or volunteer as a retrial assistant for Endeavour Foundation at only three hours a week.
Volunteer at the Noosa Regional Gallery, assist students with a disability with Burnside High P&C Association, be a scout leader with Charles S Snow Scout District or volunteer for Buddies Day as Leader at Saint Vincent De Paul Society Queensland.
There’s not too many volunteer positions with hospitals but have a look here to see if any of these suit you! Positions in hospitals generally ask you to have certain qualifications, so make sure you read up on everything.
Thinking about a change of scenery? Try Volunteering Gold Coast.